Scholarships

LifeguardLifeguard Certification Course Scholarship

Tuesday, September 7 - Sunday, September 12, 2021


We have four (4) spots available to be chosen for our Lifeguard Certification Course Scholarship. If chosen, this scholarship will give the participant a great opportunity to attend and if success, receive a Lifeguard Certification that is valid for 2-year. To be eligible, participants must completely fill out the Scholarship Application Form and email it to EMAIL ELLA REDKEY POOL

Once the application has been submitted, it will go through an acceptance process. Applicants will be advised by September 3rd, if they have been chosen to be awarded with the scholarship. 

LIFEGUARD CERTIFICIATION COURSE SCHOLARSHIP APPLICATION (PDF)

Lifeguard Course Information

Class Dates:
• Tuesday, September 7th: 4pm-8pm
• Wednesday, September 8th: 4pm-8pm
• Thursday, September 9th: 4pm-8pm
• Friday, September 10th: 4pm-8pm
• Saturday, September 11th: 9am-5pm
• Sunday, September 12th: 9am-5pm 


To successfully complete the course you must attend and participate in all classes and successfully pass a skills evaluation and written evaluation.


*IMPORTANT* Participants will be in close contact with other Lifeguarding participants in order to learn and successfully demonstrate life-saving skills. Examples of close proximity activities include, but are not limited to: in-water rescues, CPR, AED, and first aid.


Participants will have their temperature taken prior to the start of each class and will not be permitted to attend class if they are exhibiting Covid-19 signs or symptoms.
Masks will be required for the classroom portion of the course.

Prerequisites:

  1. Swim 300 yards continuously demonstrating breathing control and rhythmic breathing. Candidates may swim using the front crawl, breaststroke, or a combination of both but swimming on the back or side is not allowed. Goggles may be used.

  2. Tread water for 2 minutes using only your legs.

  3. Complete a times event within 1 minute and 40 seconds without the use of goggles.

    1. Starting in the water, swim 20 yards then surface dive to a depth of 7-10 feet to retrieve a 10-pound brick.

    2. Return to the surface and swim 20 yards on the back to return to the starting point with both hands holding the object and keeping your face at or near the surface.

    3. Exit water without use of a ladder.